• Connected Vehicle Research Center Planned on Old GM Industrial Site

    The RACER Trust, Devon Industrial Group and Walbridge Development are teaming up to transform the former Willow Run Powertrain plant in Ypsilanti Township, Mich., into a technologically advanced connected vehicle research center.

    Detroit 06 September 2013 18:39
  • Car Condos to Replace Former GM Property in Pontiac

    A large piece of vacant land on Woodward Avenue in Pontiac that once used to serve as a validation facility for auto giant General Motors Co. will be reinvented as the ultimate destination for car enthusiasts. A joint venture between Birmingham-native and entrepreneur Brad Oleshansky and Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response (RACER) broke ground this week on the first phase of M1 Concourse—a $40 million to $60 million investment that will transform the 80-acre site into an automotive event complex and recreational test track.

    Detroit 03 June 2013 19:09